We have three local author visit storytimes scheduled this May. Join us to hear these authors read their stories, and chat with them about their books in person!
Author Visit Storytime: Sophie’s Special Story by Gabriella Gizzo
Saturday, May 13th at 2 pm
This book is about the special bond between an owner and her dog, Sophie. This unique story line expresses Sophie's adventures as she journeys through life with Gabriella. The purpose of this book was to creatively target speech and language goals through Sophie's experiences. Throughout the story, Sophie's development is revealed through her descriptors. These descriptors can be used to target articulation disorders, specifically for /s/ and /s/ clusters. Additionally, this story has verbal and visual prompts so parents can use the prompts as a strategy when working with their children on the /s/ sound. Sophie's Special Story is an entertaining and diverse book that can be enjoyed by teachers, parents, specialists, and children alike!
Thursday, May 18th at 11 am
Award-winning author-illustrator Amalia Hoffman delivers a hilarious tale about a goat with an insatiable appetite and her journey to finding the best meal ever! Perfect for farm animal-loving readers. Masha LOVES food. She chews and chomps, slops and slurps, and gobbles and gnaws through breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the farm. But Masha grows tired of eating the same meals every day. She decides to venture outside the farm in search of something new. When Masha discovers The Bistro Magnifique, where waiters serve fancy meals in bow ties, Masha thinks it's her lucky day! But at a proper restaurant, can Masha satisfy her desire for wonderful food while staying true to herself?
Thursday, May 25th at 11 am
In this story, we follow a young girl on her journey at finding love in everyday things. She realizes that love is not just one thing, but it is all around her…it's everywhere. Alyssa Londoño's words are brought to life by the wonderful illustrations of John Konecny.
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